Gary Kirk

Director, VT Engage: The Community Learning Collaborative

Joined VT Engage in December 2011

Hails from

Princeton, West Virginia & Blue Ridge, Virginia


  • Ph.D., Environmental Design & Planning, Virginia Tech
  • Master of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Tech
  • B.A., Ecology &  Evolutionary Biology, New College of Florida

Major programs & interests

  • VT Engage leadership
  • Community-based research
  • Nonprofit governance & management
  • Program evaluation & strategic planning
  • Citizen participation in local government
  • Community-based learning

Recent publications, grants & awards

Gary Kirk